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Spotify: How to Enable Popup to Control Music on Your Computer | Audio and Video

Spotify Web Player lets you enable a playback controls popup that overrides all other programs on your computer. The feature is available on the Google Chrome player version, and lets you see the album art playing and control the music even while the user is performing other tasks, and can pause, skip, and rewind tracks.

You can increase or decrease the size of the banner as you like, as well as move it freely around the screen. Closing the streaming tab in the browser will also close the popup immediately. Here's how to enable the Spotify controls popup. It is noteworthy that, for now, the feature is not available in other browsers, nor in the Spotify PC program.

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Spotify offers pop-up with music playback controls on computer Photo: Playback / Rodrigo FernandesSpotify offers pop-up with music playback controls on computer Photo: Playback / Rodrigo Fernandes

Spotify offers pop-up with music playback controls on computer Photo: Playback / Rodrigo Fernandes

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Step 1. Open Spotify Web in Google Chrome (https://open.spotify) and play the music you want. In the bottom menu, tap the Picture-in-picture icon to the left of the playback controls to open the popup;

Triggering the Spotify popup that lets you control music on any computer screen Photo: Playback / Rodrigo FernandesTriggering the Spotify popup that lets you control music on any computer screen Photo: Playback / Rodrigo Fernandes

Triggering the Spotify popup that lets you control music on any computer screen Photo: Playback / Rodrigo Fernandes

Step 2. The popup will open in the corner of the screen and remain over all other programs. Use the commands to pause, advance or rewind the songs;

Spotify popup lets you easily control music on your computer Photo: Playback / Rodrigo FernandesSpotify popup lets you easily control music on your computer Photo: Playback / Rodrigo Fernandes

Spotify popup lets you easily control music on your computer Photo: Playback / Rodrigo Fernandes

Step 3. You can resize it as you like by dragging its corners and moving it anywhere on the screen;

  You can increase or decrease the Spotify popup as you like Photo: Reproduction / Rodrigo Fernandes  You can increase or decrease the Spotify popup as you like Photo: Reproduction / Rodrigo Fernandes

You can increase or decrease the Spotify popup as you like Photo: Reproduction / Rodrigo Fernandes

Step 4. Tap the x icon to close the popup or the back icon to open the Spotify tab in the browser. The popup will close automatically, but the music will continue to play in Chrome.

Closing the Spotify PC Popup Photo: Reproduo / Rodrigo FernandesClosing the Spotify PC Popup Photo: Reproduo / Rodrigo Fernandes

Closing the Spotify PC Popup Photo: Reproduo / Rodrigo Fernandes

Ready. Take advantage of the hint to easily control Spotify music on your computer.

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